I missed out on the Dresden Dolls re-issue I was hoping to snag, but still came away with a pretty good haul this year.
One of my favorite songs by The Stranglers – Peaches. This is a 7″ 45 on green vinyl.
A 7″ 45 from The Specials – Sock It To Em J.B./Rat Race
Tears for Fears – Ready Boys and Girls? has three exclusive covers of songs by Arcade Fire, Hot Chip and Animal Collective on 10″ white vinyl.
“My Girls”, “Ready To Start”, “Boy From School”
The The – Giant is a 12″ with “Giant” on one side and “Giant DJ Food Remix (2011)” on the other.
Joy Division – An Ideal For Living. This is a reissue from a newly cut master for the first ever Joy Division release.
Hank Williams – The Garden Spot Programs, 1950–Extended Play This is a 10″ EP on brown vinyl. Previously unreleased, from a 1950 radio show sponsored by Texas’ Naughton Farms Nursery, and brought about with the help of Williams’ daughter Jett.
SIDE ONE: “The Garden Spot Jingle”, “I Don’t Care (If Tomorrow Never Comes), “Lovesick Blues”, “Closing/Oh Susanna”. SIDE TWO: “Farther Along”, “Mind Your Own Business”, “Fiddle Tune”, “Closing/Oh Susanna”.
I also picked up a 7″ single of Marianne Faithfull – Sister Morphine / Something Better.
Music Finland with The Line of Best Fit – This 10″ was created for Record Store Day and was included in my bag from Sunrise Records along with my purchases. It includes tracks from six Finnish acts – Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Mirel Wagner, Beastmilk, Satellite Stories, NEØV and The New Tigers.
You can stream the full thing here: